Transition currents of superconducting magnet system

V. V. Andrianov, V. P. Baev, S. S. Ivanov, R. G. Mints, A. L. Rakhmanov

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Abstract

The normal transition of a superconducting magnet system with stored energy 0.5 MJ and power output up to 1 MW has been investigated. It is shown that normal transition is initiated by thermomagnetic instability of the superconducting state which occurs in the second layer of the winding. The theory enables quantitative calculation of the transition current of the magnet if the parameters of the superconductor and characteristics of the magnet are known.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalCryogenics
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • superconducting magnets
  • superconductor stability
  • transition currents

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